1966 in sports

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1966 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Years in sports: 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
Years: 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969

Alpine skiingEdit

American footballEdit

Artistic gymnasticsEdit

Association footballEdit

EnglandEdit

InternationalEdit

AthleticsEdit

Australian rules footballEdit

BaseballEdit

BasketballEdit

BoxingEdit

Canadian footballEdit

CyclingEdit

Figure skatingEdit

GolfEdit

  • July 24 – Tony Lema (32), American golf champion, died in an air crash at Munster, Indiana

Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional

Harness racingEdit

Horse racingEdit

Steeplechases

Flat races

Ice hockeyEdit

MotorsportEdit

OrienteeringEdit

Rugby leagueEdit

Rugby unionEdit

SnookerEdit

Speed skatingEdit

  • January 4 – death of Inga Artamonova (29), Russian world speed-skating champion, who was murdered by her husband

TennisEdit

Australia

England

France

USA

Davis Cup

VolleyballEdit

Multi-sport eventsEdit

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "World Orienteering Championships 1966". International Orienteering Federation. Retrieved 25 September 2017.